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Neighborhood complaints lead to drug arrest

Arrests at home classified as Neighborhood Nuisance by Sheriff’s Office


On July 1st, 2020 the Macon County Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit, Franklin Police Department and NC SBI executed a residential search warrant on a residence in the Cowee area after a series of controlled purchases of heroin made from within the residence. The residence was classified a neighborhood nuisance by the Sheriff’s Office Drug Unit due to continued complaints of high vehicle traffic and suspected drug activity. The following subjects were arrested at the residence following the narcotic investigation and execution of search warrant.

Todd Parrish
Maintaining a Dwelling for Controlled Substances
$10,000 Secured Bond (Bonded)
Adam Klatt
Charges include: Sell and Deliver Heroin
Possession with Intent to Manufacture, Sell or Deliver Heroin
Possession with Intent to Manufacture, Sell or Deliver Methamphetamine
Maintaining a Dwelling for Controlled Substances
$25,000 Secured Bond set
Valerie Bierlein
Charges include: Sell and Deliver Heroin
Possession with Intent to Manufacture, Sell or Deliver Heroin
Possession with Intent to Manufacture, Sell or Deliver Methamphetamine
Maintaining a Dwelling for Controlled Substances
$25,000 Secured Bond set

2 Comments

  1. Esther Esther July 6, 2020

    Enjoy your Southern Scope so much, news before it’s in the newspaper, keep up the good work!

    • Brittney Lofthouse Brittney Lofthouse Post author | July 7, 2020

      Thank you so much!

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